Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Death in the Sick Chamber

  • Where is the dignity in death?

    Therese KwiatkowskiChicago, Illinois, USA In my experience, the end of life is neither peaceful nor dignified. I wish I had been told that death is hard work for both the patient and the loved one. I did not expect that losing my mother would be easy. I had read books about impending death and had asked…